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How to find and delete duplicate files on Mac

Over time, our hard drives can accumulate a large collection of duplicate files that take up space and can even slow down the performance of a Mac. Finding and deleting them can be time-consuming if you try to do it one by one, so in this article we show you quicker ways to cleanse your system of these delinquent doppelgängers. For more ways to spruce up your computer, try reading our How to speed up a slow Mac feature.  Why…

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A hacker figured out how to brute force iPhone passcodes

(Image: file photo) A security researcher has figured out how to brute force a passcode on any up-to-date iPhone or iPad, bypassing the software’s security mechanisms. Since iOS 8 rolled out in 2014, all iPhones and iPads have come with device encryption. Often protected by a four- or six-digit passcode, a hardware and software combination has made it nearly impossible to break into an iPhone or iPad without cooperation from the device owner. And if the wrong passcode is entered…

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Best PS4 games 2018: 25 essential PlayStation 4 releases

Lara’s origin story finally makes its way to the PS4 Has it really been 20 years since we first saw Lara in action? How the time flies when you’re upgrading from a 32-bit resolution to upwards of 4K. But no matter how many years go by, Lara still manages to find a handhold in our hearts. Despite being the sequel to a prequel about the young life of the Lara Croft, Rise of the Tomb Raider feels like the pinnacle…

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Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems

Apple said it will replace the keyboards of a “small percentage” of MacBook and MacBook Pro models due to issues such as repeat letters, characters that do not appear and keys that don’t respond consistently. In a support post, Apple said it will service the keyboards free of charge. The models eligible are: MacBook (Retina, 12-­inch, Early 2015) MacBook (Retina, 12­-inch, Early 2016) MacBook (Retina, 12-­inch, 2017) MacBook Pro (13­-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports) MacBook Pro (13-­inch, 2017, Two…

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Best soundbars for TV, movies and music in 2018

Best Soundbar Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar’s round-up of the best soundbars (also spelled sound bars) you can buy in 2018.  In all our years testing TVs, we’ve found very few that sound as good as they look.  Unfortunately, as panel technology has improved over the years, less and less space has been made available for powerful audio speakers, leading to poor performance that often sounds weak and tinny. This can make it hard to hear dialog, and makes cinematic moments…

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Best Mac music-production software – Macworld UK

Logic Pro X Price: £199.99/$199.99 Download: Mac App Store Full review: Logic Pro X review Features: If GarageBand isn’t quite powerful enough for your needs then upgrading to this premier music suite should be top of your list. Logic Pro X is a fully-fledged, professional-level software studio that comes complete with quality virtual instruments, a huge library of loops, synthesisers, and audio tools. Some of these make it worth the purchase alone, with the newly added Smart Tempo, Phat FX,…

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Switch to Sky Mobile and roll over all your un-used data

Mobile data has never been more important, and it’s now no longer merely part of most mobile phone contracts, it’s usually the key selling point. Unlimited calls and texts are almost the norm, meaning big data allowances are how most providers try to differentiate their plans – not surprising given that the latest Ofcom survey found that web browsing was the single most important activity that people in the UK use their phones for. That explains why data allowances with…

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Supreme Court says police need a warrant for historical cell location records

(Image: file photo) The Supreme Court has said that law enforcement must first seek a warrant before obtaining historical cell phone location records from phone companies, upending a near-decade long practice by police. The court ruled 5-4 on the case, in what became one of the most awaited privacy legal decisions in the US this year. Read also: Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile stop sharing real-time cell phone location data The so-called “Carpenter” case had centered on the eponymous Timothy…

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‘Cheza’ Chromebook could be a Snapdragon 845 2-in-1 tablet

Snapdragon processors surprisingly came to Windows 10 laptops before Chromebooks despite the fact that the latter can now use Android apps, but there might soon be a Snapdragon 845-powered Chrome OS machine to rectify this. Supposedly a new 2-in-1 tablet named ‘Cheza’ is in the works, according to XDA developers who discovered some early code in Chromium.  About Chromebooks dug a little deeper into the rumored device, and it claims the device will feature a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution display,…

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Macworld July 2018 Digital Edition

In the latest issue Few would deny that Photoshop is a fantastic application, however, there are plenty of challengers for the photo editing crown, especially on the Mac. Our buying guide looks at the best alternatives. Also this month we review Apple’s new 9.7in iPad, which now works with the Apple Pencil. If, however, you are unwilling to shell out for Apple’s stylus, then our round-up of the best iPad styluses will be of interest. We also look ahead to…

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Apple AirPower Delayed Due To ‘Technical Hurdles’

Apple had been planning for a June launch for the AirPower – it’s wireless charger – but “a series of technical hurdles” and “supply-chain challenges” mean that it now won’t launch until September – at the earliest. The aim now is to put the AirPower on sale before or in September, according to one of Bloomberg’s sources. Read all about the launch of Apple’s AirPower here. The Bloomberg report claims that the engineering team has encountered a number of challenges…

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Australian space capabilities would boost our Five Eyes role: Former astronaut

A “strong sovereign capability in space” would make Australia a stronger partner in the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance with the US, the UK, Canada, and New Zealand, according to Colonel (Ret’d) Pamela Melroy, a former US Air Force test pilot and NASA Space Shuttle commander. “Australia needs to embrace this, because you’re going to have a much more muscular role in the Five Eyes as a result,” Melroy told the conference “Building Australia’s Strategy for Space”, which was organised by…

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SBS is taking over World Cup broadcasts after Optus dropped the ball

UPDATE: The 48-hour window has passed and SBS will be broadcasting all World Cup group-stage matches live until June 29. We’re yet to learn whether Optus will maintain exclusivity on later matches such as two of the four quarter-finals. After soccer fans in Australia experienced severe technical issues while trying to stream World Cup 2018 games via the Optus Sport app, free-to-air TV station SBS has announced it will broadcast all games for the next 48 hours. Fans using the…

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ACMA unveils NBN consumer standards

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has unveiled its new standards to help reduce issues when consumers migrate to the National Broadband Network (NBN). The Consumer Information Standard and Service Continuity Standard will both commence on September 21, with the former requiring retail service providers (RSPs) to provide a key facts sheet to all NBN customers and the latter ensuring consumers have access to a broadband service at all times. “Telcos need to step up to provide better information…

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Moto G6 and Moto Z3 Play get Amazon Prime treatment with a $50 discount

Moto G6 and Moto Z3 Play are coming to Amazon Prime on June 29 with a $50 discount, which makes these already-affordable Android phones an even better deal. Thanks to their Prime Exclusive status, the two phones will be cheaper next week – $189 for the Moto G6 and $449 for the Moto Z3 Play. The new Moto phones join the LG G6+ and Moto X as tempting Amazon-backed smartphones. Amazon is further sweetening the pot by potentially including a…

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PayPal shopping spree continues, buys Simility for $120 million

PayPal is on quite the buying spree as the company has acquired three companies in about a month. The company said it will pay $120 million in cash for Simility, a fraud prevention and risk management firm. PayPal said Simility will allow it to offer fraud prevention to merchants. Bill Ready, operating chief at PayPal, said Simility will accelerate its plans to give merchants fraud fighting tools. PayPal invested in Simility and owned 3 percent of the company before the…

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